Purpose of "?

prothero at earthlearningsolutions.org prothero at earthlearningsolutions.org
Sat Jan 19 14:18:13 EST 2019


Thanks, Alex.
Bill

William Prothero
http://es.earthednet.org

> On Jan 19, 2019, at 10:47 AM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> There shouldn't be any examples of " in the actual script.
> 
> It's an anomaly from HTML - in order to display a quote sign in an HTML document, you need to use the form of "    so this has been copied/pasted (or something like that) between a a simple document/text file and an HTML file, and finished up with unneeded replacement for the quotes.
> 
> so take the text below, and replace all examples of " with just the simply quote sign itself, and it should be all ok.
> 
> Alex.
> 
>> On 19/01/2019 17:55, prothero--- via use-livecode wrote:
>> In this discussion of the use of the merge function at:
>> http://newsletters.livecode.com/august/issue55/newsletter2.php
>> The samples use quot; extensively.
>> 
>> For example:
>> on mouseUp
>>    put merge("[[quote]]Foobar[[quote]] [[the short name of \ this
>>    stack]]") & return & \ merge("[[the layer of this card]] /
>>    [[the short ID \ of me]]") into tVariable
>> end mouseUp
>> This script, as written, throws an error in the SE in LC 9.0.2. Mac OS10.14
>> 
>> What is the meaning of the " in the expression? That seems to be the source an error.
>> 
>> The merge function looks very useful, but I’m obviously missing something.
>> 
>> Best,
>> Bill
>> 
>> William Prothero
>> http://es.earthednet.org
>> 
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